Arc Components Blog

To celebrate our new 'in store' Blog feature, we thought we'd populate it with a few of our old favourite Blogs that you can find posted on our external Blog sites around the internet, along with fresh new content that we can present to inform, explain, enlighten and entertain you on your visit to Arc Components Ltd. We hope you will continue to interact with us in the same way you have been doing over the years.
 Please join in by posting comments, sharing and of course emailing us your thoughts, also feel free to send us your projects and photo's, we cannot promise to use them ‘on review’ but the team appreciates your contribution and participation.


Wednesday, 26 July 2017  |  AdrianR
Albright International Coil Ratings Terminology

Coils are wound with pull-in and drop-out voltages. Variations from these pull-in and drop-out figures can be engineered to suit particular applications. This blog post can be used in conjunction with product files, to identify a solenoid contactor best suited for your application.

Thursday, 4 December 2014  |  AdrianR
12N and 12S Connector Terminal Guide

The wiring guide presents two common style caravan and trailer towing connectors, configured in their historical terminal functions, the earlier 12N (normal) ISO 1724 for basic lighting supply, and the later 12S (supplementary) ISO 3732 for extended auxiliary functions.

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  AdrianR
What is a Make and Break Relay Switch?

  This post covers the make and break switch relays covered in the range of auto electrical products at Arc Components Limited. The relays supplied in-store are configured to DIN 72552 terminal standardisation.

Monday, 3 November 2014  |  AdrianR
What is a Changeover Relay Switch?

  This post covers the changeover switch relays covered in the range of auto electrical products at Arc Components Limited. The relays supplied in-store are configured to DIN 72552 terminal standardisation.

Sunday, 2 November 2014  |  AdrianR
Batteries in Series and Parallel Revisited

  A popular historical blog post from October 2010 revisited. The post became an important feature which tried to address bad practices that became apparent particularly within the mobile home and boating communities, highlighting the common misunderstandings of battery connectivity.

Sunday, 2 November 2014  |  AdrianR
American Wire Gauge (AWG) to MM˛ Conversion Guide

  This post is dedicated to an acknowledgement that the modern world of information technology and supply chain, circumstances dictate the need to convert wire sizes into a format understandable to UK mechanical engineers, for products not purchased from Arc Components Limited but require additional fittings and components which adhere to UK and metric standards.

Thursday, 30 October 2014  |  AdrianR
DIN 72552 Standardisation Definition Guide

  The standardisation definition guide is presented for identification of pin-out configurations on automotive electrical components available at Arc-Components.com. DIN 72552 is used by most high end component and vehicle manufacturers when creating an automotive circuit.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014  |  AdrianR
Peter's FV432 Armoured Personnel Carrier Refurbishment

  Peter landed online early in 2013, tasked with a personal ambition to restore his acquisition of a British Army FV432 armoured personnel carrier, from the outset the rapport between the team and Peter was obvious.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014  |  AdrianR
Jim's Nova kit Car Windscreen Wiper Motor Project

  Although this blog post is historically nearly 6 years old we find customers like to review it when designing a bespoke windscreen wiper solution on sports car style front windows, good enough reason to revive it and add it to the new projects blog here at Arc Components.com.

Thursday, 14 November 2013  |  AdrianR
What is a Battery Split Charge Relay?

  The battery split charge relay supplied at Arc-Components.com is a high load intelligent voltage sensitive relay unit, fitted between batteries for an efficient way of charging a secondary battery whilst not effecting the charge performance of the primary start battery, designed for effective management of batteries and popular with the mobile home and marine communities, where start battery charging takes priority and once the charge level is up the unit switches over to charge the leisure battery...


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